How do I enable or disable the onscreen reporting of alarms on a DVR5100 Series Hybrid Video Recorder?

Issue

How do I enable or disable the onscreen reporting of alarms on a DVR5100 Series Hybrid Video Recorder?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

DVR5100 Series hybrid video recorder (HVR)

Cause

Depend on the boxes checked for the severity of alarms the user(s) will receive notification for every event related to the alarms checked. A minor alarm checked will enable onscreen alarm notification for every motion event.

Resolution

The display of alarms on the DVR5100 Series Hybrid Video Recorder monitor is configurable by operator and by alarm severity.  To change the way alarms are displayed perform the following from a USB keyboard connected to the DVR5100.

  1. Press F4 on the keyboard.  The setup menu displays.
  2. Select the Users tab
  3. Select a Operator to configure.
  4. Locate the "Display warning for alarms with severity" box.
  5. Check/Uncheck the boxes for the severity of alarms the user should receive notification of.
    For example, Motion events are minor severity, by default.  Uncheck the minor box, to prevent an on onscreen alarm notification for every motion event.
  6. Select apply.
  7. Log out and back in to the DVR5100.

For further information on defining user properties and alarm severity refer to the DVR5100 Installation Manual.